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Ghana has been losing 6.4 percent of its GDP due to child undernutrition

  |   SUN Country Network

On 2 August 2016, the new report titled, "The Cost of Hunger in Africa: the Social and Economic Impact of Child Undernutrition on Ghana’s Long-Term Development (COHA)" was launched in Ghana under the auspices of the National Development Planning Commission. According to the report, the economy of Ghana...

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New report analyses comprehensive nutrition and WASH approaches to end malnutrition

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

On 4 August 2016, WaterAid and SHARE launched the report ‘The missing ingredients’ to highlight the degree to which national nutrition and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) plans and policies are coordinated and integrated to end malnutrition. Evidence shows that scaling up interventions that tackle the immediate causes of...

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National consultation informs Pakistan’s multi-sectoral nutrition strategy

  |   Uncategorized

On 1 June 2016, the National SUN Secretariat and the Ministry of Planning Development & Reform in collaboration with other ministries & partners, organized a consultative meeting on the formulation of Pakistan's Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Strategy. All stakeholders from line ministries, provincial departments, development partners, businesses, donors,...

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Compact2025 begins roundtables in Bangladesh, Malawi, Rwanda and Ethiopia to address hunger and malnutrition

  |   SUN Country Network

On 26 May 2016, the final of four roundtable discussions on Compact2025 took place in Malawi with State Vice President Dr Saulosi Klaus Chilima emphasising the need for Malawi to fight hunger and under nutrition. He stated that if it is not addressed, national and...

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Rich experience sharing between Tajikistan and Nepal strengthens ties and knowledge

  |   SUN Country Network

On 9 May 2016, a delegation from Tajikistan were welcomed by colleagues in Nepal to embark on a six day "Tajikistan Study Tour". The tour allowed the Tajik delegation to receive practical knowledge about the activities underway in Nepal that are helping to direct the country's efforts...

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Chef and Campaigner Jamie Oliver joins Ministers of Health at the 69th World Health Assembly to talk about nutrition globally

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

On 23 May 2016, in the side lines of the Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly, Ministers of Health were joined by nutrition champions in Geneva to talk about the status of nutrition globally. The event, titled "Accelerating National Progress on Tackling child Obesity and Child Undernutrition in...

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African Development Bank event calls for leadership, partnership and investment in nutrition to shape the economic growth of the continent

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

On 23 May 2016, the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition and the African Development Bank (AfDB) hosted a high-level event on “Achieving Nutrition Security: A call for leadership, partnership and investment” in Lusaka, Zambia. The event was part of the African...

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